Changes in specs exclude key HVAC vendors from MSCS contracts

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: July 05, 2022 10:50 AM CT | Published: July 03, 2022 4:00 AM CT
<strong>Memphis-Shelby County Schools board member Althea Greene (left) and superintendent Joris Ray join applause for a former student who offered praise for the public school system. Not all praise for MSCS was positive, however, as some contractors complained about the district&rsquo;s lack of competitive bidding for equipment.</strong> (Houston Cofield/Special to The Daily Memphian)

Memphis-Shelby County Schools board member Althea Greene (left) and superintendent Joris Ray join applause for a former student who offered praise for the public school system. Not all praise for MSCS was positive, however, as some contractors complained about the district’s lack of competitive bidding for equipment. (Houston Cofield/Special to The Daily Memphian)

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The district revised HVAC guidelines and its list of preferred vendors before bidding federally funded jobs.

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